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Master's Degree Programme in Health Sciences (Public Health/International Health)

Periods

Period I (29-Aug-2016 – 23-Oct-2016)
Period II (24-Oct-2016 – 16-Dec-2016)
Period III (9-Jan-2017 – 5-Mar-2017)
Period IV (6-Mar-2017 – 28-May-2017)
Period (29-Aug-2016 - 23-Oct-2016)
General studies [Period I]

The course focuses on the basic and general features of scientific research, methodology, and argumentation, as applicable to any field of study. Some central themes in the philosophy of science will also be discussed, in an introductory manner.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
9-Sep-2016 – 28-Oct-2016
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The course is intended to all new international UTA Master’s degree students, but it will serve also international Doctoral students. Other degree and exchange students may join if there are free places.

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

Weekly lectures on Wednesdays at 18-20, subject to change:

7.9. How to communicate in Finland? (Katja Keisala)

14.9. Finnish History - Finns and Finland between East and West (Seija-Leena Nevala)

21.9. Boundaries of Finnishness and Ethnic Minorities in Finland (Hannu Sinisalo)

28.9. Finnish Gastronomy (Arja Luiro)

5.10. Finnish Political System (Johanna Peltoniemi)

12.10. Finnish Education System (Raisa Harju-Autti)

19.10. Finnish Popular Music (Juho Kaitajärvi-Tiekso)

26.10. Technology and Innovation in Finland: Current Issues and Future Challenges (Tomi Nokelainen)

2.11. Finnish forests and forestry (Ari Vanamo)

9.11. Finnish Welfare and Social Services (Lina van Aerschot)

16.11. Finnish Art History in a Nutshell (Katja Fält)

23.11. Finnish Literature (Toni Lahtinen)

30.11. Special Features of Finnish Mass Media (Jyrki Jyrkiäinen)

7.12. Exam

14.12. Exam retake

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment to the course

- TUT and TAMK students: enrolment with electronic form during the enrolment period 1.8.- 1.9.2016
<https://elomake3.uta.fi/lomakkeet/17335/lomake.html>

- UTA students: enrolment in NettiOpsu, click below


Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
7-Sep-2016 – 14-Dec-2016
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

Enrolment for University Studies

In cases where more students register for a course than space allows, priority is assigned as follows:

1. First priority is given to the degree students of the University of Tampere
2. Second priority is given to the exchange students of the University of Tampere
3. Third priority is given to the Tampere3 students and to the high school students of the UTA Teacher Training School

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
12-Sep-2016 – 2-Dec-2016
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies

In cases where more students register for a course than space allows, priority is assigned as follows:

1. First priority is given to the degree students of the University of Tampere
2. Second priority is given to the exchange students of the University of Tampere
3. Third priority is given to the Tampere3 students and to the high school students of the UTA Teacher Training School

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 14-Oct-2016
Periods: I
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies

If you wish to complete the course during the academic year 2016-2017, contact the teacher no later than March 15, 2017.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This module (54 hours) is online apart from individual teacher-student tutorials for discussion of the submitted thesis extract. The work consists of readings, group analysis tasks and thesis writing work. Students should take the module after their research proposal has been accepted by their programme and they are about to embark upon the writing of their thesis.

Advanced studies [Period I]
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
19-Sep-2016 – 16-Dec-2016
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:
  • An optional introductory lecture
  • problem-based tasks in the Moodle
  • individual learning
  • writing project plans in pairs
  • evaluation of other students’ project plans by means of guided discussions in the Moodle
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
8-Sep-2016 – 7-Dec-2016
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English

Learning methods and learning assessment

· International course in English language

· Problem based learning on Moodle: Introduction + 5 family cases

· Students working together in groups (5-8 students/group)

· Teachers tutoring groups

· Electronic references, links to Internet and videos with specialist interviews/lectures are available on Moodle  

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
19-Sep-2016 – 11-Nov-2016
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Tampere3 pilot course.

Organised as follows

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop.

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within  six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results in a rejection.

The students can include and optional work placement 0-10 ECTS in their studies. There are two options to do the work practicum, 5 ECTS and 10 ECTS. 5 ECTS equals 5-6 weeks work practicum and 10 ECTS 3 months (which is required for international Erasmus work placements).

Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent work, Seminar.

The Work Practicum is composed of the information session, the internship and the internship seminar. The required documents and presentations include a written internship plan, an internship report and a presentation and evaluation discussion in the internship seminar.

The students can include and optional work placement 0-10 ECTS in their studies. There are two options to do the work practicum, 5 ECTS and 10 ECTS. 5 ECTS equals 5-6 weeks work practicum and 10 ECTS 3 months (which is required for international Erasmus work placements).

Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent work, Seminar.

The Work Practicum is composed of the information session, the internship and the internship seminar. The required documents and presentations include a written internship plan, an internship report and a presentation and evaluation discussion in the internship seminar.

Free Choice Studies [Period I]
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exams on the HES general Exam days.

It is recommended that the student should first complete the exam on the compulsory literature (Bond et al) that gives 4 ECTS.  If additional literature is completed together with the obligatory literature, the requirement for completion of the whole exam is that the compulsory literature is approved.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exam on the HES general Exam days, contact person is Lauri Kokkinen lauri.kokkinen@uta.fi

The course will be organised entirely on the web (Moodle, learning2), as follows

  1. Watching the lecture & assignment concerning      the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the      book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Preparing the research plan. Work needed apr.      80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20      ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05      ects)
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Individual work in the moodle.

Non-stop. Teachers are not committed to check the assignments out of teaching periods (from 17th of December to 8th of January and from 29th of June to 28th of August).

For approval all the assignments have to be completed within six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results in a rejection.

Enrollment by e-mail to the contact teacher, university instructor Kirsti Nurmela kirsti.nurmela@staff.uta.fi

Organised as follows

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop.

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within  six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results in a rejection.

Period (24-Oct-2016 - 16-Dec-2016)
General studies [Period II]

The course focuses on the basic and general features of scientific research, methodology, and argumentation, as applicable to any field of study. Some central themes in the philosophy of science will also be discussed, in an introductory manner.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
9-Sep-2016 – 28-Oct-2016
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The course is intended to all new international UTA Master’s degree students, but it will serve also international Doctoral students. Other degree and exchange students may join if there are free places.

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

Weekly lectures on Wednesdays at 18-20, subject to change:

7.9. How to communicate in Finland? (Katja Keisala)

14.9. Finnish History - Finns and Finland between East and West (Seija-Leena Nevala)

21.9. Boundaries of Finnishness and Ethnic Minorities in Finland (Hannu Sinisalo)

28.9. Finnish Gastronomy (Arja Luiro)

5.10. Finnish Political System (Johanna Peltoniemi)

12.10. Finnish Education System (Raisa Harju-Autti)

19.10. Finnish Popular Music (Juho Kaitajärvi-Tiekso)

26.10. Technology and Innovation in Finland: Current Issues and Future Challenges (Tomi Nokelainen)

2.11. Finnish forests and forestry (Ari Vanamo)

9.11. Finnish Welfare and Social Services (Lina van Aerschot)

16.11. Finnish Art History in a Nutshell (Katja Fält)

23.11. Finnish Literature (Toni Lahtinen)

30.11. Special Features of Finnish Mass Media (Jyrki Jyrkiäinen)

7.12. Exam

14.12. Exam retake

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment to the course

- TUT and TAMK students: enrolment with electronic form during the enrolment period 1.8.- 1.9.2016
<https://elomake3.uta.fi/lomakkeet/17335/lomake.html>

- UTA students: enrolment in NettiOpsu, click below


Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
7-Sep-2016 – 14-Dec-2016
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

Enrolment for University Studies

In cases where more students register for a course than space allows, priority is assigned as follows:

1. First priority is given to the degree students of the University of Tampere
2. Second priority is given to the exchange students of the University of Tampere
3. Third priority is given to the Tampere3 students and to the high school students of the UTA Teacher Training School

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
12-Sep-2016 – 2-Dec-2016
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
24-Oct-2016 – 15-Dec-2016
Periods: II III
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This module is made up of class sessions including group work (20 hours), as well as independent out of class tasks (61 hours). The module will be two periods long.

Enrolment for University Studies

If you wish to complete the course during the academic year 2016-2017, contact the teacher no later than March 15, 2017.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This module (54 hours) is online apart from individual teacher-student tutorials for discussion of the submitted thesis extract. The work consists of readings, group analysis tasks and thesis writing work. Students should take the module after their research proposal has been accepted by their programme and they are about to embark upon the writing of their thesis.

Advanced studies [Period II]
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
19-Sep-2016 – 16-Dec-2016
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:
  • An optional introductory lecture
  • problem-based tasks in the Moodle
  • individual learning
  • writing project plans in pairs
  • evaluation of other students’ project plans by means of guided discussions in the Moodle

This course involves lectures and focal reading, which are processed in supervised essays and presentations and discussed in a seminar sessions in Tampere. 

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
21-Nov-2016 – 19-Dec-2016
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English
  • Concepts of sex, gender and gender-research
  • Contextual and cultural variation in gender roles
  • Human rights and gender
  • Global targets for and progress in achieving equality between women and men
  • Regional imbalances in sex ratio at birth or mortality at different ages
  • Special wellbeing needs among girls and women
  • Global epidemiology and determinants of fertility and infertility
  • Global perspective to family planning, contraception, abortion, and infertility treatment
  • Causes, consequences  and prevention of maternal mortality
  • HIV- not a conquered problem.
  • Women and men as targets of domestic or sexual violence
  • Major international initiatives to improve women’s health

 

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
24-Oct-2016 – 24-Nov-2016
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
8-Sep-2016 – 7-Dec-2016
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English

Learning methods and learning assessment

· International course in English language

· Problem based learning on Moodle: Introduction + 5 family cases

· Students working together in groups (5-8 students/group)

· Teachers tutoring groups

· Electronic references, links to Internet and videos with specialist interviews/lectures are available on Moodle  

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
19-Sep-2016 – 11-Nov-2016
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Tampere3 pilot course.

Organised as follows

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop.

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within  six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results in a rejection.

The students can include and optional work placement 0-10 ECTS in their studies. There are two options to do the work practicum, 5 ECTS and 10 ECTS. 5 ECTS equals 5-6 weeks work practicum and 10 ECTS 3 months (which is required for international Erasmus work placements).

Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent work, Seminar.

The Work Practicum is composed of the information session, the internship and the internship seminar. The required documents and presentations include a written internship plan, an internship report and a presentation and evaluation discussion in the internship seminar.

The students can include and optional work placement 0-10 ECTS in their studies. There are two options to do the work practicum, 5 ECTS and 10 ECTS. 5 ECTS equals 5-6 weeks work practicum and 10 ECTS 3 months (which is required for international Erasmus work placements).

Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent work, Seminar.

The Work Practicum is composed of the information session, the internship and the internship seminar. The required documents and presentations include a written internship plan, an internship report and a presentation and evaluation discussion in the internship seminar.

Free Choice Studies [Period II]
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exams on the HES general Exam days.

It is recommended that the student should first complete the exam on the compulsory literature (Bond et al) that gives 4 ECTS.  If additional literature is completed together with the obligatory literature, the requirement for completion of the whole exam is that the compulsory literature is approved.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exam on the HES general Exam days, contact person is Lauri Kokkinen lauri.kokkinen@uta.fi

The course will be organised entirely on the web (Moodle, learning2), as follows

  1. Watching the lecture & assignment concerning      the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the      book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Preparing the research plan. Work needed apr.      80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20      ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05      ects)
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Individual work in the moodle.

Non-stop. Teachers are not committed to check the assignments out of teaching periods (from 17th of December to 8th of January and from 29th of June to 28th of August).

For approval all the assignments have to be completed within six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results in a rejection.

Enrollment by e-mail to the contact teacher, university instructor Kirsti Nurmela kirsti.nurmela@staff.uta.fi

Organised as follows

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop.

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within  six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results in a rejection.

Period (9-Jan-2017 - 5-Mar-2017)
General studies [Period III]

The course focuses on the basic and general features of scientific research, methodology, and argumentation, as applicable to any field of study. Some central themes in the philosophy of science will also be discussed, in an introductory manner.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
13-Jan-2017 – 3-Mar-2017
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The course is intended to all new international Master’s degree students, but it will serve also international Doctoral students.

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

Weekly lectures on Wednesdays at 18-20, subject to change:

18.1. How to communicate in Finland? (Katja Keisala)

25.1. Finnish Gastronomy (Arja Luiro)

1.2. Boundaries of Finnishness and Ethnic Minorities in Finland (Hannu Sinisalo)

8.2. Finnish History - Finns and Finland between East and West (Seija-Leena Nevala)

15.2. Finnish Political System (Johanna Peltoniemi)

22.2. Finnish Education System (Raisa Harju-Autti))

1.3. Finnish Popular Music (Juho Kaitajärvi-Tiekso) POSTPONED

8.3. Technology and Innovation in Finland: Current Issues and Future Challenges (Tomi Nokelainen)

15.3. Finnish forests and forestry (Ari Vanamo)

22.3. Finnish Welfare and Social Services (Lina van Aerschot)

CANCELLED 29.3. Finnish Art History in a Nutshell (Katja Fält)

5.4. Finnish Literature (Toni Lahtinen)

7.4. FRIDAY: Finnish Popular Music (Juho Kaitajärvi-Tiekso)

12.4. Easter Holiday, no lecture

19.4. Special Features of Finnish Mass Media (Jyrki Jyrkiäinen)

26.4. Exam

3.5. Exam retake

Enrolment for University Studies

Students of the University of Tampere enroll via Nettiopsu by clicking "To Enrolment" below.

TTY and TAMK students: please enroll via this link:

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
18-Jan-2017 – 26-Apr-2017
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

Enrolment for University Studies

In cases where more students register for a course than space allows, priority is assigned as follows:

1. First priority is given to the degree students of the University of Tampere
2. Second priority is given to the exchange students of the University of Tampere
3. Third priority is given to the Tampere3 students and to the high school students of the UTA Teacher Training School

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
10-Jan-2017 – 24-Feb-2017
Periods: III
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
24-Oct-2016 – 15-Dec-2016
Periods: II III
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This module is made up of class sessions including group work (20 hours), as well as independent out of class tasks (61 hours). The module will be two periods long.

Enrolment for University Studies

If you wish to complete the course during the academic year 2016-2017, contact the teacher no later than March 15, 2017.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This module (54 hours) is online apart from individual teacher-student tutorials for discussion of the submitted thesis extract. The work consists of readings, group analysis tasks and thesis writing work. Students should take the module after their research proposal has been accepted by their programme and they are about to embark upon the writing of their thesis.

Advanced studies [Period III]
  • How to plan a programme or a project
  • Importance of monitoring and how to do it. 
  • Evaluation approaches in public health and health promotion. Briefly on economic evaluation as a special form of evaluation
  • Conducting an evaluation to learn if “right things are done right with the right results”.
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
3-Feb-2017 – 30-Mar-2017
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Note! The structure and content of the course has changed. For original descriptions, please see curriculum:

https://www10.uta.fi/opas/opintojakso.htm?id=25222&lang=en&lvv=2016&uiLang=fi

Organised as follows

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop.

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within  six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results in a rejection.

The students can include and optional work placement 0-10 ECTS in their studies. There are two options to do the work practicum, 5 ECTS and 10 ECTS. 5 ECTS equals 5-6 weeks work practicum and 10 ECTS 3 months (which is required for international Erasmus work placements).

Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent work, Seminar.

The Work Practicum is composed of the information session, the internship and the internship seminar. The required documents and presentations include a written internship plan, an internship report and a presentation and evaluation discussion in the internship seminar.

The students can include and optional work placement 0-10 ECTS in their studies. There are two options to do the work practicum, 5 ECTS and 10 ECTS. 5 ECTS equals 5-6 weeks work practicum and 10 ECTS 3 months (which is required for international Erasmus work placements).

Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent work, Seminar.

The Work Practicum is composed of the information session, the internship and the internship seminar. The required documents and presentations include a written internship plan, an internship report and a presentation and evaluation discussion in the internship seminar.

Free Choice Studies [Period III]
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exams on the HES general Exam days.

It is recommended that the student should first complete the exam on the compulsory literature (Bond et al) that gives 4 ECTS.  If additional literature is completed together with the obligatory literature, the requirement for completion of the whole exam is that the compulsory literature is approved.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exam on the HES general Exam days, contact person is Lauri Kokkinen lauri.kokkinen@uta.fi

The course will be organised entirely on the web (Moodle, learning2), as follows

  1. Watching the lecture & assignment concerning      the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the      book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Preparing the research plan. Work needed apr.      80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20      ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05      ects)
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Individual work in the moodle.

Non-stop. Teachers are not committed to check the assignments out of teaching periods (from 17th of December to 8th of January and from 29th of June to 28th of August).

For approval all the assignments have to be completed within six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results in a rejection.

Enrollment by e-mail to the contact teacher, university instructor Kirsti Nurmela kirsti.nurmela@staff.uta.fi

Organised as follows

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop.

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within  six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results in a rejection.

Period (6-Mar-2017 - 28-May-2017)
General studies [Period IV]

The course focuses on the basic and general features of scientific research, methodology, and argumentation, as applicable to any field of study. Some central themes in the philosophy of science will also be discussed, in an introductory manner.

Enrolment for University Studies
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Teaching
13-Jan-2017 – 3-Mar-2017
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The course is intended to all new international Master’s degree students, but it will serve also international Doctoral students.

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

Weekly lectures on Wednesdays at 18-20, subject to change:

18.1. How to communicate in Finland? (Katja Keisala)

25.1. Finnish Gastronomy (Arja Luiro)

1.2. Boundaries of Finnishness and Ethnic Minorities in Finland (Hannu Sinisalo)

8.2. Finnish History - Finns and Finland between East and West (Seija-Leena Nevala)

15.2. Finnish Political System (Johanna Peltoniemi)

22.2. Finnish Education System (Raisa Harju-Autti))

1.3. Finnish Popular Music (Juho Kaitajärvi-Tiekso) POSTPONED

8.3. Technology and Innovation in Finland: Current Issues and Future Challenges (Tomi Nokelainen)

15.3. Finnish forests and forestry (Ari Vanamo)

22.3. Finnish Welfare and Social Services (Lina van Aerschot)

CANCELLED 29.3. Finnish Art History in a Nutshell (Katja Fält)

5.4. Finnish Literature (Toni Lahtinen)

7.4. FRIDAY: Finnish Popular Music (Juho Kaitajärvi-Tiekso)

12.4. Easter Holiday, no lecture

19.4. Special Features of Finnish Mass Media (Jyrki Jyrkiäinen)

26.4. Exam

3.5. Exam retake

Enrolment for University Studies

Students of the University of Tampere enroll via Nettiopsu by clicking "To Enrolment" below.

TTY and TAMK students: please enroll via this link:

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Teaching
18-Jan-2017 – 26-Apr-2017
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

Enrolment for University Studies

If you wish to complete the course during the academic year 2016-2017, contact the teacher no later than March 15, 2017.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This module (54 hours) is online apart from individual teacher-student tutorials for discussion of the submitted thesis extract. The work consists of readings, group analysis tasks and thesis writing work. Students should take the module after their research proposal has been accepted by their programme and they are about to embark upon the writing of their thesis.

Advanced studies [Period IV]
  • How to plan a programme or a project
  • Importance of monitoring and how to do it. 
  • Evaluation approaches in public health and health promotion. Briefly on economic evaluation as a special form of evaluation
  • Conducting an evaluation to learn if “right things are done right with the right results”.
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Teaching
3-Feb-2017 – 30-Mar-2017
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Note! The structure and content of the course has changed. For original descriptions, please see curriculum:

https://www10.uta.fi/opas/opintojakso.htm?id=25222&lang=en&lvv=2016&uiLang=fi

  • Characteristics of job markets: international, national, local
  • How to plan a career
  • Identifying a potential job and marketing oneself
  • Why I should keep myself updated professionally
  • Tools available to keep oneself updated
  • Efficient networking
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Teaching
7-Mar-2017 – 4-Apr-2017
Periods: IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Note! The structure and content of the course has changed. For original descriptions, please see curriculum:

https://www10.uta.fi/opas/opintojakso.htm?id=28087&lang=en&lvv=2016&uiLang=fi 

Minimum number of students: 8 (else the course will be cancelled), maximum number of students: 32

- Lecture attendance

- Active participation in sessions, group work

- Completion of written assignment

Organised as follows

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop.

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within  six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results in a rejection.

The students can include and optional work placement 0-10 ECTS in their studies. There are two options to do the work practicum, 5 ECTS and 10 ECTS. 5 ECTS equals 5-6 weeks work practicum and 10 ECTS 3 months (which is required for international Erasmus work placements).

Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent work, Seminar.

The Work Practicum is composed of the information session, the internship and the internship seminar. The required documents and presentations include a written internship plan, an internship report and a presentation and evaluation discussion in the internship seminar.

The students can include and optional work placement 0-10 ECTS in their studies. There are two options to do the work practicum, 5 ECTS and 10 ECTS. 5 ECTS equals 5-6 weeks work practicum and 10 ECTS 3 months (which is required for international Erasmus work placements).

Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent work, Seminar.

The Work Practicum is composed of the information session, the internship and the internship seminar. The required documents and presentations include a written internship plan, an internship report and a presentation and evaluation discussion in the internship seminar.

Free Choice Studies [Period IV]
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exams on the HES general Exam days.

It is recommended that the student should first complete the exam on the compulsory literature (Bond et al) that gives 4 ECTS.  If additional literature is completed together with the obligatory literature, the requirement for completion of the whole exam is that the compulsory literature is approved.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exam on the HES general Exam days, contact person is Lauri Kokkinen lauri.kokkinen@uta.fi

The course will be organised entirely on the web (Moodle, learning2), as follows

  1. Watching the lecture & assignment concerning      the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the      book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Preparing the research plan. Work needed apr.      80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20      ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05      ects)
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Individual work in the moodle.

Non-stop. Teachers are not committed to check the assignments out of teaching periods (from 17th of December to 8th of January and from 29th of June to 28th of August).

For approval all the assignments have to be completed within six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results in a rejection.

Enrollment by e-mail to the contact teacher, university instructor Kirsti Nurmela kirsti.nurmela@staff.uta.fi

Organised as follows

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)
Teaching
29-Aug-2016 – 28-May-2017
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop.

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within  six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results in a rejection.